The Phoenix, Arizona, personal injury litigation law offices of Zachar Law Firm has the experience you can rely on to help you fight for the compensation you are entitled to after suffering injuries and losses in an accident. Since 1996 Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer Christopher J. Zachar has provided personal injury and wrongful death trial experience to our clients. Mr. Zachar graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law, and he was admitted to the Arizona bar in 1992. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Our firm focuses nearly exclusively on pursuing maximum compensation for injury victims and their families
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Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer ProfileChris is a personal injury and trial lawyer who has practiced law in Arizona since 1992. He graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. In 1992, Chris graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in Tucson with his Juris Doctor Degree. He is admitted to practice law in all city, county and state courts in Arizona. In addition, Chris is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Chris, an injury lawyer in phoenix is a member of the Board of Directors of Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, and has achieved a lifetime member status in AZTLA. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Maricopa County Bar Association, and the State Bar of Arizona. As part of his specialized training, Chris attended the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy. In addition, Chris attends many seminars and conferences each year to maintain his high standards of knowledge and excellence in the practice of law. Christopher J. Zachar is proud to be included in the listing, of Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2011.
Zachar Law Firm Staff:
Heidi Kelsch has been a paralegal for Zachar Law Firm since 1997. By keeping ridiculously long hours and severely restricting her sleep, she has been almost able to stay 3 steps behind Chris for several years now, although she would be overjoyed if the clone she ordered in 2001 ever arrived. A graduate of the University of Arizona and Arizona Paralegal Training Program, Heidi prides herself on her work product and assisting the firm’s clients in getting just compensation for their injuries and damages. She runs marathons in an effort to maintain her sanity, and tries to see her husband and dog at least twice a week, so they don’t forget who she is. She also enjoys baking, cheering for the Packers, hiking, traveling and reading, although she rarely has time for any of these activities. She also makes the best rice krispy treats in the history of mankind.
Jessica has been a legal assistant with Zachar Law Firm since 2002. She is in charge of ordering all clients’ medical records and bills, negotiating lien reductions, accounts receivable/payable, as well as many other legal and administrative duties. A native of Texas, Jessica has lived in Phoenix for approximately 10 years. She is married with one daughter, a son, and a dog. Jessica enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, watching movies, playing wii and reading. Jessica and her daughter have recently taken up sewing and enjoy making crafts together. Jessica and her family annually participate in the Make a Wish Foundation Walk for Wishes campaign.
Jessica brings a smile and a great attitude to work everyday. She is absolutely an invaluable member of the Zachar Law Firm team.
Shannon is a legal assistant with the Zachar Law Firm. She joined the firm in 2007 and soon became irreplaceable. She handles new client intakes, scheduling, and multiple other duties. Her organizational skills are unsurpassed and she keeps Chris and Heidi on their toes. Shannon, originally from Nebraska, is an avid college football fan (go Huskers!) and enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 sons.
Joe Morales arrived at the Zachar Law Firm in July 2010, as the Marketing Director. Joe has a background in Business Marketing, Information Technology, and Web Design from Arizona State University. An avid sports fan, Joe’s favorite teams are the New York Yankees, New York Jets, and his Alma Mater ASU. Joe also remains involved with wrestling while watching the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Joe enjoys the Legal profession and is learning on a daily basis. He is absolutely a workhorse and is so involved that we cannot keep up with him. He has been a great addition to the firm.
Kristen Hall is a legal assistant that joined Zachar Law Firm in December of 2010. She assists Jessica in ordering all the clients’ records and bills and handles new client intakes. Kristen is originally from Chicago and moved to AZ in 2003. She is married with 2 kids and has 2 dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking and watching hockey.
Xochitl Garcia is a legal assistant and joined the firm in April 2012. She assists in answering phones, taking intakes down, and assist’s the office in other legal tasks. She was born in California and moved to Arizona at the age of 3. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with an associate of arts with a concentration in communications. On her free time she loves to go antique shopping and restore vintage pieces. She also loves spending time with her family and friends and her adorable boyfriend and dog Rusty.
Melissa Meyer is a legal assistant responsible for pre-litigation cases. Melissa joined Zachar Law Firm in mid-2012. She has over 20 years of experience working as a personal injury legal assistant. Melissa was born and raised in North Dakota and moved to Arizona in 1984. Besides enjoying helping people with their legal problems, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking, reading, hiking and taking long walks with her dog.